Anchor Rafael Pi Roman Remembers Ed Koch

Anchor Rafael Pi Roman reflects on New York's former mayor and MetroFocus curates thoughts and tweets from the social media world.

Weapons and Bag Check Comic Con Evan Leatherwood
Evan Leatherwood  |  October 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Unlike its San Diego counterpart, New York's Comic Con has a strong comic book focus. It has grown 500 percent since it started in 2006 and expects 115,000 attendees.
Second baseman Robinson Cano hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning in the game on Oct. 3 that clinched the Yankees' place in the play-off's. AP/Kathy Willens.
Christina Knight  |  October 10, 2012 10:52 AM | Comments
Most city residents agree the Bronx Bombers are the best team of the last 20 years, and think the Mets stand a future World Series title, too.VIDEO
Tug boats short film Jessica Edwards
Jessica Edwards for  |  October 2, 2012 1:38 PM | Comments
The short film “Tugs” is an ode to the hardest working boats on the waterways and the people who pilot them.VIDEO
Ang Lee’s 3D adaptation of “Life of Pi”  will open the festival. Photo courtesy of the NYFF.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 25, 2012 11:25 AM | Comments
Richard Peña looks back at his 25-year tenure, high points of the NYFF and how technology has changed and challenged film.
Georgia Kral  |  September 25, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
The Barclays Center opens on Friday, and neighborhood groups are demanding accountability.VIDEO
Coney_rt Narratively
Anika Anand and Ken Christensen  |  September 24, 2012 2:53 PM | Comments
Preserving a lost art along the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Screen grab via NJ Today
Desirée Taylor for NJ Today  |  September 21, 2012 7:21 PM | 3 Comments
According to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 32,000 Camden residents live below the poverty line.
A teen in The Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. Photo courtesy of The Children’s Aid Society.
Christina Knight  |  September 20, 2012 3:01 PM | Comments
On Sept. 22, public television stations across the nation will highlight the nation's dropout crisis on American Graduate Day.VIDEO
Students at the IRC Refugee Summer Academy in 2012. Photo by Mirza Bhuiyan, courtesy of IRC.
Philly Bubaris  |  September 19, 2012 4:58 PM | Comments
A New York Times video profile of the Refugee Youth Summer Academy and a Q&A with its education advisor on what happens next for school-age immigrants.VIDEO
Last year at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a newspaper was available with the schedule of events. This year, there will be an app for your smart phone. Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Book Festival.
Georgia Kral  |  September 17, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In its seventh year, festival adds more days of panels and readings and a new app to keep track of them.VIDEO
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